Polokwane City have claimed the bragging rights over crosstown rivals Baroka FC, following an emphatic 2-Nil win .
City scored a goal in each half to win the physical encounter at the Peter Mokaba Stadium, Saturday afternoon.
Their last two ABSA Premiership matches ended in draws in the 2017/2018 season. Baroka went on to beat Kaizer Chiefs two one.
Polokwane also beat Mamelodi Sundowns with the same scoreline.
This season, Polokwane showed that they have graduated from boys to men. They outclassed Baroka in all departments to clinch the first round of the league with a two-nil scoreline.
Meanwhile, a 10 men Maritzburg United, held Kaizer Chiefs to a goalless draw in a match played at the Harry Gwala Stadium.
Siphesihle Ndlovu was given his marching orders for a dangerous tackle.
Wydad Casablanca beat Mamelodi Sundowns with a solitary goal in Casablanca, to book a ticket to the 2018 CAF Champions League quarterfinals.
Sundowns moved to third place behind Group C finalists, Horoya, on eight points after they beat AS Togo-Port 2-1 in the earlier game in Conakry.